Jan 16, 2013 6:00am EST
a law quickly. a lot of the tabloids like the daily news says now, it's your turn, mr. president, over to you after new york has already done it. congress has to approve the ban on assault weapons and ammunition magazines and along with background checks on gun buyers. >>> congress approved aid to superstorm sandy, the bill will head to the senate where it is expected to pass. >>> coming up next, what advice is larry lindsey giving his clients as the country approaches the debt ceiling. we find out when we come back. >>> plus earnings still to come from goldman sachs, reaction from chris whalen, back to analyze the numbers with us. jacque wi "squawk" will be right back. >>> comments, questions? send them to cnbc on twitter. send them to becky, joe, andrew and the "squawk" staff. i got this snapshot thing from progressive, plugged it into my car, and got a discount just for being the good driver i've always been. i'm just out here, snap-shooting it forward. you don't want to have to pay for other people's bad driving, do you? no. with progressive snapshot, you don't have to. i'm going t
Jan 15, 2013 6:00am EST
been passed in the house and become law with the president's signature and we'd be in the rebuilding process for the jersey shore right now. but now with more and more delay, that rebuilding process, you know, is almost not halted but it's not moving forward quick enough because we want to be ready by memorial day, you know, jobs, the tourism season, the local economy, is very dependent on tourism. and the more we delay, then the boardwalks and the streets and other amenities are not going to be ready in time for the summer season. >> congressman, i share your frustration, as a new jersey resident. but you know as well as i do, there are concerns about what's been added onto this bill. i'm not saying that this is any different than how things have been done in the past or other aid bills that have gone through, but the complaints have come in very specifically that there have been a lot of things that have been slapped onto this bill. some of the things are $50 million for tree planting subsidies, $2 million for roof repairs at the smithsonian institution, another $15 million to repa
Jan 17, 2013 6:00am EST
to you. >> thank you, diandiana. what kind of penalty do you get if you don't follow the law? monetary, of course. but basically that depends on what the issue is and what you did wrong. i'm not going to put any number on anything. but it depends on what you do. but they're going to go after you. i asked richard core dra cordri they were going to do and he said they would be aggressive, they would look at the books. >> when we come back, we will have more on the latest developments on the international hostage crisis in nigeria. there were reports this morning that some workers have skapd. ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you turn an entrepreneur's dream... ♪ into a scooter that talks to the cloud? ♪ or turn 30-million artifacts... ♪ into a high-tech masterpiece? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. >>> welcome back to "squawk box." s&p 500 off marginally. the dow would he 16 points lower. some of the hostages being held at a natural gas field in algeria have escaped. algerian tv says 15 foreign hostages have made it out, i
Jan 22, 2013 6:00am EST
to say that this is just an extension of existing law, making it apply to new technology. there was a case, his pan igs united of buffalo, a nonprofit social services provider where a caseworker threatened to complain to the boss that others, other employees weren't working hard enough. one worker, mariana cole rivera posted a facebook message saying my fellow coworkers, how do you feel? four other people came back with sometimes angry, expletive laden responses. what the hell, we don't have a life as is. try to do my job, those five workers were fired. for posting those things, and the nlrb said that that is not okay. that this is free speech, they're allowed to vent, as they called it, and it's okay, and they had to be reinstated with their positions. now there were some other situations where the board said this is not free speech. they cracked down where a newspaper reporter, a homicide reporter at the arizona daily star in tucson posted some things saying, what? no overnight homicides? you're slacking, tucson. and another began by saying, you stay homicidal, tucson.